Repeats vs Repents - What's the difference?

repeats | repents |


As verbs the difference between repeats and repents

is that repeats is (repeat) while repents is (repent).

As a noun repeats

is .

repeats

English

Noun

(head)
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (repeat)
  • Anagrams

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    repents

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (repent)
  • Anagrams

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    repent

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) repentir, from (re-) + a late derivative of (etyl) , alteration of (etyl) paenitere.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (label) To feel pain, sorrow, or regret for what one has done or omitted to do; the cause for repenting may be indicated with "of".
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  • *:And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not.
  • To be sorry for sin as morally evil, and to seek forgiveness; to cease to practice sin and to love.
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  • *:I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent , ye shall all likewise perish.
  • (label) To feel pain on account of; to remember with sorrow.
  • (label) To be sorry for, to regret.
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  • To cause to have sorrow or regret.
  • *, Bk.VII:
  • *:at that time she wolde nat, she seyde, for she was syke and myght nat ryde. "That me repentith ," seyde the kynge.
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  • *:And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.
  • To cause (oneself) to feel pain or regret.
  • Synonyms
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    Derived terms
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    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Adjective

  • (chiefly, botany) Creeping along the ground.
  • Synonyms
    * reptant

    References

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